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Tubac Jack's Restaurant

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Mexican, American, International, Barbecue, Pub, Gastropub
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7 Plaza Rd, Right Inside the Entrance to Tubac, Tubac, AZ 85646
+1 520-398-3161
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Tubac Jack's, one of the oldest restaurants in Tubac, has an eclectic menu...
Tubac Jack's, one of the oldest restaurants in Tubac, has an eclectic menu of BBQ, Mexican, and worldwide favorites such as steaks, salmon, salads, burgers, pulled pork and, of course, our world famous green chili stew. Jack's has a huge patio to enjoy those beautiful southern arizona days and evenings, as well as a full dining room and bar suited for any size party. We have Johnny Bencomo playing his 18 string guitar every Friday night from 6-9, and a rotating list of bands playing on our patio every Saturday night. Jack's offers catering for parties large and small, take out, and a huge selection of craft beer and cocktails.
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  • 25
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great AC & food!

So it's two in the afternoon in the AZ desert & we are shopping at flea markets and outside pottery places. Needless to say, this southern girl WILTED pretty fast. So-- Tubac Jacks! The atmosphere was casual and hey had Great air conditioning! After several glass of iced water, cheerfully... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States
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Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

So it's two in the afternoon in the AZ desert & we are shopping at flea markets and outside pottery places. Needless to say, this southern girl WILTED pretty fast. So-- Tubac Jacks! The atmosphere was casual and hey had Great air conditioning! After several glass of iced water, cheerfully delivered by a friendly waitress an Ed Gina, I had... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Tried Jack's twice to give them a chance will not go for a third time. Better off finding somewhere else to eat in Tubac.

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Everett, Washington
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Loved the entertainer Johnny Bencomo on Friday night. It's the reason we came in and the reason we went for a second visit. What we didn't like is the kitchen grill smoke is so thick in the restaurant that in both cases my eyes were blood red and my eyelids swelled up. If you have asthma, I strongly suggest not... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Tubac Jack's is a favorite that we visit on all of our stays in Tubac. Their signature dish is a homemade Green chili pork stew. The word delicious doesn't do it justice. The meat is tender and smoked on site, and they only use the best green chili's (e.g. like Hatch from NM). If your travels take you to Tubac,... More 

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Vancouver BC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We liked this restaurant so much we came back a second and third time. Tubac is a quaint artist town that you can easily spend a few hours wandering the shops and galleries. While there we discovered Tubac Jacks Restaurant and Saloon. We sat in the outdoor patio for two lunches - great burgers and pulled pork sandwich. For dinner... More 

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San Carlos, Mexico
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I met friends for lunch today. Very friendly greeters and the waitress was super good. She had good timing and a wonderful western accent. Food fast and tasty. Take some time and read all the historical information on the walls.

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Glendale, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We (wife and myself) had a late lunch at Tubac Jack's and it was very tasty and enjoyable. Tubac has got to be one of the largest tourist traps in the West but, it's fun to just wonder around it's three (3) main streets and look at all the art, junk and restaurants. Jack's was recommended to us by the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

We went here so many times during our trip, that our super nice waitress, Nancy, knew us by name... They're not kidding when they say "Masterful Margaritas"..Also nice cold beers. Chips & Guacamole were great, so was the Pulled pork sandwich w/slaw, and the killer cheeseburgers...All your fav southwest bar food is there. We sat out at an umbrella table... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Fun bar in downtown Tubac. Sat at the bar and enjoyed a few cold beers and great live entertainment. The jalapeño poppers were a perfect complement.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Tubac Jack's is basically a Tex-Mex barbecue joint catering to the tourist trade. However, the chef shows some imagination. My two friends sampled some of the standard Tex-Mex/barbecue fare (ribs and buritos) and reported that they were okay but certainly not above average. My pork/green chili stew was a decided cut above average, however. The green chilies were flavorful but... More 

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Additional Information about Tubac Jack's Restaurant

Address: 7 Plaza Rd, Right Inside the Entrance to Tubac, Tubac, AZ 85646
Phone Number: +1 520-398-3161
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tubac
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
Cuisine: Mexican, American, International, Barbecue, Pub, Gastropub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 Plaza Rd, Right Inside the Entrance to Tubac, Tubac, AZ 85646
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tubac
  • Phone Number: +1 520-398-3161

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 25
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Mexican, American, International, Barbecue, Pub, Gastropub

Description

Tubac Jack's, one of the oldest restaurants in Tubac, has an eclectic menu of BBQ, Mexican, and worldwide favorites such as steaks, salmon, salads, burgers, pulled pork and, of course, our world famous green chili stew. Jack's has a huge patio to enjoy those beautiful southern arizona days and evenings, as well as a full dining room and bar suited for any size party. We have Johnny Bencomo playing his 18 string guitar every Friday night from 6-9, and a rotating list of bands playing on our patio every Saturday night. Jack's offers catering for parties large and small, take out, and a huge selection of craft beer and cocktails.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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